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Orono High School will present six performances of the beloved classic, “The Wizard of Oz.”  Performances will be held in OHS Fenholt Auditorium, 795 N. Old Crystal Bay Rd., Orono, on the follow dates: Friday, November 15 – 7 p.m. Saturday, November 16 – 2 p.m. Saturday, November 16 – 7 p.m. Thursday, November 21… Continue Reading “The Wizard of Oz” lands on OHS stage

Just in time for holiday shopping, Orono Intermediate School and Orono Schumann Elementary will host the country’s second-largest Scholastic Book Fair.  It will be held Monday, November 11 through Friday, November 15, in the media center of Orono Intermediate School, 685 Old Crystal Bay Rd. N., Orono. Students, parents and all community members will have… Continue Reading PTO Book Fair runs November 11-15 has ranked Orono among the top five school districts in Minnesota. The 2020 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data and ratings collected from Niche users. Specifically, the ranking is composed of: Academics (50… Continue Reading ranks Orono among state’s best

The Orono High School yearbook and newspaper staffs took home a number of honors from the Minnesota High School Press Association’s fall convention. It was held October 10 at the University of Minnesota. The Spartan Annual (yearbook) was recognized for: Student life photo, first place Best in show, second place Theme concept, second place Yearbook… Continue Reading OHS yearbook, paper garner many awards

John Morstad, director of business services for Orono Schools, has earned the School Finance and Operations (SFO) certification from the Association for School Business Officials International (ASBO). SFO certification is granted to highly-qualified individuals who fulfill multiple requirements. These include proving eligibility through work experience and education, passing a comprehensive two-part exam that tests competency… Continue Reading Morstad earns prestigious certification